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The Centre for Independent Living

We are a membership and user led organisation, run and controlled by disabled people. We promote independent living for disabled people in Sheffield. By independent living we mean that disabled people have the same freedom and rights to exercise choice and control over their own lives as any other person.

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Easy Read: Getting Your Covid Vaccine at Sheffield Arena

Easy Read: Getting Your Covid Vaccine at Sheffield Arena

People in Sheffield who are eligible for the Covid vaccine will receive an invitation from either their GP or the mass vaccination centre at Sheffield Arena. We have made an Easy Read guide to what will happen if you have your vaccine at Sheffield Arena.

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Our Voices Call to Delay the Disability Strategy

Our Voices Call to Delay the Disability Strategy

Disability Rights UK Our Voices, a group of organisations run by and for disabled people, including Disability Sheffield, is calling on the government to delay the Disability Strategy. The group has sent a letter to highlight their serious concerns about both the timetable and the methods used to engage with disabled people and their organisations. The Government have “listened to concerns and extended the deadline for contributions to be woven into the strategy to 28 February “.

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Access at Sheffield Mass Vaccination Site

Access at Sheffield Mass Vaccination Site

If you are invited for vaccination you will now have the option to use the mass vaccination site at Sheffield Arena. You must have an appointment to attend. Read the full article to find out more about the various aspects of accessibility considered at this vaccination site.

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Monday 1st March

Covid experiences drop-in - 11am - 12noon

Come and join our fortnightly drop-in to share any experiences you are having as we all try and get by during the pandemic. We will...

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Tuesday 2nd March

Yoga 4 All Inclusive Exercise Class – 7pm

Join us for fun, interesting, inclusive yoga classes, designed to suit YOU. Our qualified Yoga teacher knows lots of ways to adapt traditional yoga...

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Wednesday 17th March

Homecare What Matters to You? - 2 - 4pm

Healthwatch Sheffield and Disability Sheffield want to hear from people who use home care, their families and loved ones to find out how services have...

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DPAC Sheffield In Benefits Uplift Campaign Call

DPAC Sheffield In Benefits Uplift Campaign Call

The Sheffield branch of campaigning organisation Disabled People Against Cuts has produced a survey which can be filled in anonymously by anyone affected by changes to benefits during the Coronavirus pandemic. DPAC Sheffield is protesting about people on legacy benefits not being eligible for the £20 uplift in Universal Credit. A second ‘Day of Action’ will take place on Monday March 1, two days before the Government’s Budget is announced.

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Legal Right to Personal Health Budgets Survey

Legal Right to Personal Health Budgets Survey

The charity In Control has set up a survey to look at the delivery support tools for personal health budgets, focusing on the legal ‘Right to Have’. It will help the NHS understand how helpful / inclusive the tools are to ensure that people with learning disabilities and autistic people are included in the legal ‘Right to Have’. The closing date is Tuesday 2nd March 2021.

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Have you been Affected by Food Poverty ?

Have you been Affected by Food Poverty ?

The Covid-19 crisis has pushed individuals and families into financial hardship and some people do not have enough money to afford to eat a nutritiously adequate diet. Sheffield City Council’s Overview and Scrutiny Management Committee has set up a working group to look at Food Poverty in Sheffield. If you have been affected by food poverty you can let the Council know about your experience on their consultation hub until 14th March 2021 .

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When I moved to Sheffield nearly five years ago it was my "go to" organisation. I expect it to stay that way. All the staff and volunteers seem to pull out little gems of effort that disabled people like me couldn't do without. Professionally and personally - I love em :)
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Andrew Crooks

Very good presentation, brave of the speakers to tell their stories and had a very high impact - feedback from Mate/Hate Crime presentation and video session at Safeguarding Working Together Conference
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A fantastic presentation thought provoking and good questions from the floor around promoting this film/message to the general public not just professionals.
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Disability Sheffield is a forward-thinking, energetic organisation doing a lot of positive work in Sheffield. I have no doubt they will continue to do so for a long time to come.
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